Justin Roiland, creator of Rick and Morty, has been charged with felony domestic violence charges. Now, his lawyer has vouched for him.
The creator of Rick and Morty has spoken after being accused of serious crimes. The lawyer for the star of the HBO animated series, Justin Roiland, issued an official statement after the voice actor and co-creator was charged with felony domestic violence.
According to Entertainment Weekly, attorney T. Edward Welbourn insisted that the creator of rick and morty did nothing wrong. And trust the outcome of the case. “It is hard to overstate how inaccurate recent media coverage of this situation has been,” the statement said. “To be clear, it’s not just Justin who is innocent. We are also hopeful that this matter will be dismissed. This will be after the District Attorney’s office has completed its methodical review of the evidence. We look forward to clearing Justin’s name and helping him move on as soon as possible.”
What has really happened to Justin Roiland?
The answer comes after the creator of Rick and Morty appeared in court on January 12. The reason? A pre-trial hearing in connection with a complaint filed in 2020. According to court records, the prestigious entertainer was arrested and released on bail. He was to pay $50,000. He was charged with “one felony domestic battery with bodily harm and one felony unlawful detainer by means of threat, violence, fraud and/or deception.”
Rick and Morty creator pleaded not guilty to specified crimes. And a protection order was presented against him, which established that “he must not harass, threaten or monitor the stranger and he cannot come within 30 meters of her.” The actor and creator will appear again in court. This will be next April 27. On the other hand, more details of the case are not known right now.
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